AMCET in Brief

Al-Maktoum College of
Engineering & Technology

REG/EOS/039

Introduction

Al- Maktoum College of Engineering and Technology (AMCET) began its operations in January 2010, whereby short courses in Computer studies were offered, and by July 2010, Basic Technician Certificate in Information Technology by then provisionally registered with NACTE, commenced.

Currently AMCET provides one year Basic Technician Certificate and two years Ordinary Diploma courses in the fields of Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering and Information System and Network Technology.

AMCET is owned by The Registered Trustees of Al-Maktoum Foundation of Tanzania. AMCET is fully registered and accredited by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) under the registration number REG/EOS/039. The College is situated in Dar es Salaam at Plot no. 54 Ally Sykes Road, Tangibovu - Mbezi Beach, 7.3 km from Mwenge off Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road to Bagamoyo in the easterly direction.

Vision

“AMCET has a vision to become a leading provider of technological education in Eastern Africa.“

Mission

“To provide technical education programmes, conduct research and consultancy using modern technology.“

Mission Objectives

  1. Offer cost-effective technological training programmes aimed at productive hands on skilled personnel who are ready for employment as job creators and not vice versa
  2. Offer market-led quality and professional job performance at the workplace or industry.
  3. Responds to the needs of the industrial innovations as demanded by new products and technological advances.
  4. Be an equal opportunity employer; maintain a sustainable pool of high caliber core of reputable motivated staff, motivated with zeal for professional growth, good working environment and quality of work life.

Core Values

  • T - Teamwork
  • A - Accountability
  • Q - Quality
  • W - Wisdom
  • I - Innovation

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES OFFERED

Ordinary Diploma: (NTA Level 5-6):

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Information Systems and Network Technology (ISNT)
  • Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering

Basic Technician Certificate: (NTA Level 4):

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Information Systems and Network Technology (ISNT)
  • Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering

VETA (NVA Level 3):

  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Electrical Installation
  • Electronics

Programmes at NTA Levels 4, 5 and 6 are offered at AMCET in two sessions, the regular session (from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays), and evening session (from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. for weekdays and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Saturdays).

FUTURE PROGRAMMES

  • Civil and Building Engineering (NTA 4-6); and
  • Science Laboratory Technician (NTA 4-6).
  • Short Courses